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ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
clasp - hold firmly within arms
clamber - climb by crawling with difficulties; scramble
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer